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.wgbh.org >> stephen: tonight, florida governor rick scott looks far way to increase his popularity. try telling everyone in boca you're their grandson. (laughter) then, ted nugent writes an op-ed. what's black and white and covered with the blood of small game? (laughter) plus, my guest is the president of americans for tax reform, grover norquist. i'm going to claim his as a dependent. (laughter) the supreme court ruled it's legal to sell silent video games to kids. get ready for grand theft tetris. (laughter) this is "the colbert report." captioning sponsored by comedy central ( theme song playing ) ( applause ) (cheers and applause) >> stephen: thank you very much. (crowd chanting "stephen") (cheers and applause) >> stephen: thank you! thank you so much. i had no idea that you guys could read cue cards. (laughter) welcome to the "report," good to have you with us, and thank you all for watching our last show before the earth swallows new york and drags it to hell. (laughter) because on friday the state legislature legalized gay marriage. now, i am not surprised governor cuomo signed the bill
scott stream -- street. request for a conditional use authorization. >> i have some additional e- mails that came in. president olague: before we begin, i would like to ask those who are standing up to please relocate to room 416, were the hearing is being televised, and we will allow you time to come up for testimony. so any of those folks standing up, please relocate to room 416. >> good afternoon, commissioners. i am department staff, and i will be presenting this case today. the project before you is the conversion of community housing partnership of the vacant three- story 29 room tourist hotel known as the edwards ii inn. 24 affordable group housing units for transitional aged between 18 and 24 who are in a maximum of 50% of the area median income. the group housing facility would also include a residence manager unit, at the kitchen, dining room, and rooms for programmatic needs on the ground floor. and a common room, laundry room, and a bicycle storage in the basement. exterior changes to the 1914 building would be limited to when the replacement, a painting, a new sign it, and
of really week job growth. >> reporter: and, scott, the so-called underemployment rate, which includes those who have given up looking or have been forced to work part-time is now back up above 16% again. >> pelley: thanks, anthony. on this day, central florida is the eper in of layoffs in america. as the shuttle flew away, so did jobs. here in bra vard county, the unemployment rate is already 10.8%. layoffs started a few years ago, but the last shuttle means thousands more space workers across the country have met the end. we talked to some of the people who have spent decades on america's space adventure, and they're finding for the unemployed this can be a hostile planet. >> there are some people who have been laid off. >> pelley: we met 18 shuttle workers at a job center called bravard workforce. they come here to work on their resume and interview skills. a lot of them haven't looked for work in 30 years. can i see hands again for the folks who are currently unemployed? greg, i'll start with you. how long have you been unemployed. >> october 2009. >> october 2010. >> march this year. >>
story? citi can help you write it. >>> the evidence shows that jason scott with a spree of terror in prince georges county. >> convicted. a suspected serial killer will never return to area streets. his crime spree so violent and widespread an entire county is breathing easier tonight. good evening, everyone. yim has the night off tonight. jason scott found guilty in federal court in greenbelt today. the conviction means that one of the most dangerous criminals the washington area has ever seen will be locked up for life. the u.s. attorney's office linked jason scott with more than 50 burglaries, 9 armed home invasions, armed carjacking and the production of child pornography and still awaits trial on the murders of a mother and daughter in prince georges county. melissa? >> reporter: well, good evening. prosecutors call him dangerous, methodical. a career criminal who's, yes, facing double murder charges in the murder of a mother and her daughter. at this point he's not stood trial on the charges but will spend the rest of his life behind bars. this is the happiest day rose smith
bank. >> thanks for watching the cbs evening news with scott pelly is next. but can they reach a deal? >> it ta to tango and they're not there yet. >> if not now, when? >> pelley: chip reid, nancy cordes, and bob schieffer on the countdown to d-day. the alleged tactics of rupert murdoch's newspaper may now include stealing the medical records of britain's first family. liz palmer has the latest. u.s. troops are being cheated out of their money. armen keteyian's investigation shows us that it's happening on their own posts. and passing the wand. michelle miller on "harry potter" fans taking the magic into the future. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, with the car heading for a cliff, republicans and democrats are arguing about whether to turn left or turn right and they are fast running out of road. a deal to raise the government's borrowing limit will have to be done soon or the u.s. will ident and congressionalpr leaders met again this afternoon. the hangup is whether the deal will include tax increases as the democ
're laying on the ground. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, the newspaper called "the news of the world" wasn't shy about bragging. its owners, the murdoch family, called it the most widely read english-language paper on earth. like a lot of things in the "news of the world," that may or may not be true. but we do know tonight that after 168 years, the "world" is ending. a london tabloid collapsing under the weight of a scandal. elizabeth palmer has late- breaking developments. >> reporter: the tabloid that traded on scandal for more than a century was finally brought down by its own scandalous practices. the paper controlled by media titan rupert murdoch, who also owns fox and the "wall street journal," will shut down on sunday. do you walk this fast all the time? >> i do when i'm running away from you guys. >> reporter: it was bad enough when it turned out "the news of the world" journalists had been hacking into private voice mails but worse when it emerged who their victims were. >> we are no longer talking here a
into the future. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, with the car heading for a cliff, republicans and democrats are arguing about whether to turn left or turn right and they are fast running out of road. a deal to raise the government's borrowing limit will have to be done soon or the u.s. will default on its debts. the president and congressional leaders met again this afternoon. the hangup is whether the deal will include tax increases as the democrats insist or only spending cuts as republicans demand. we have three reports tonight on the deadline to default. first, chip reid at the white house where the president had a news conference today. >> reporter: scott, some republicans are calling for a stopgap measure to give more time to negotiate. the president says "absolutely not." >> i will not sign a 30-day or a 60-day or a 90-day extension. that is just not an acceptable approach. >> reporter: just last week, the president said a spirit of compromise had negotiators on track for a $4 trillion debt reduction deal. now speak
with scott pelley" is next. >> caption colorado, llc comments@captioncolorado.com onight, liftoff. >> one more time we can witness this great nation at it best. >> america at its best and most challenged. bob orr on the glorious final launch. kelly cobiella with the hundreds of thousands who witnessed history. but after the thrill, for space workers the layoffs begin. what's next? >> food stamps. >> anthony mason has today's national jobs report. troubling new information on hiring. and with a tragedy at the game, are the ballparks to blame? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. reporting tonight from the kennedy space center. >> pelley: good evening. today for the last time america reached for the heavens with its space shuttle. "atlantis," the last in the fleet, roared aloft on a tower of flame, the 135th shuttle launch over 30 years, an ending to what is perhaps the greatest engineering achievement of all time. but this day was bittersweet because many people who shared in that achievement and depended on the shuttle for their livelihood will soo
reid at the white house where the president had a news conference today. >> reporter: scott, some republicans are calling for a stopgap measure to give more time to negotiate. the president says "absolutely not." >> i will not sign a 30-day or a 60-day or a 90-day extension. that is just not an acceptable approach. >> reporter: just last week, the president said a spirit of compromise had negotiators on track for a $4 trillion debt reduction deal. now speaker john boehner says the most he can deliver is a deal about half that size. that has turned the president's optimism into exasperation. >> this is what they claim would be the single biggest boost to business certainty and confidence. so what's the holdup? >> reporter: the holdup is taxes. the president wants what he calls a balanced approach including higher taxes on the wealthy and the elimination of tax breaks for certain corporations. >> this is what a balanced package means. it means that we've got some spending cuts. it means that we've got some increased revenue. i'm willing to move in their direction in order to get som
" with scott pelley. reporting tonight from the kennedy space center. >> pelley: good evening. today for the last time america reached for the heavens with its space shuttle. "atlantis," the last in the fleet, roared aloft on a tower of flame, the 135th shuttle launch over 30 years, an ending to what is perhaps the greatest engineering achievement of all time. but this day was bittersweet because many people who shared in that achievement and depended on the shuttle for their livelihood will soon be out of work in the toughest job market in decades. these are the numbers that brought the country back down to earth today. the labor department reported that the economy created only 18,000 jobs last month, and with that the unemployment rate rose to 9.2%, the highest since december. anthony mason begins our coverage. >> reporter: for more than 14 million unemployed americans, june was a discouraging month. private companies add only 57,000 jobs, and with state government struggling, minnesota's has shut down, nearly 40,000 government workers lost their jobs. after three months in which
's going to be arrested tomorrow. scott? >> pelley: thanks, liz. with the d-day for default less than four weeks away, president obama had congressional leaders to the white house today to try to get the negotiations moving again. we have reports tonight from nancy cordes at the capital and chip reid at the white house. >> reporter: scott, the president called today's meeting with congressional leaders "constructive," but he also said the two sides are far apart on a wide range of issues. >> i thought that all the leaders here came in a spirit of compromise. >> reporter: it was a dramatic change in tone compared to just last week when the president gave congress a stern lecture. >> you stay here. let's get it done. >> reporter: white house officials, though, say there was no major break through in today's meeting and the president said the hard bargaining is still ahead. >> everybody acknowledged that there's going to be pain involved politically on all sides. >> reporter: the white house concedes the pain will have to include steep cuts in entitlement programs popular with democrats. sour
's over. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. yesterday, dominique strauss- kahn was the most hated frenchman in america. the powerful politician and former head of the international monetary fund had been charged in may with sexually assaulting a hotel maid in new york city. that sent shockwaves around the world and strauss-kahn was forced to resign from the i.m.f. today he walked out of court in a different light. prosecutors admitted his alleged victim had told a string of lies. armen keteyian was at the courthouse. >> reporter: in a surprise bail hearing, prosecutors told a packed courtroom that scientific evidence confirmed the sexual encounter between the 62-year- old strauss-kahn, and the 32- year-old housekeeper, but they had uncovered major problems with the credibility of the accuser. >> i understand that the circumstances surrounding this case from the viewpoint of the parties have changed substantially. >> reporter: problems deemed so substantial by judge michael obus that he quickly returned strauss-kahn's m
sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. it wasn't one mistake but failure after failure that has the government plugging holes in u.s. airport security tonight. nearly ten years after 9/11, a a man of noornlgian dissent, olajide noibi, was still able to board a commercial jetliner with none of the commercial documents and no trouble at all. the story is infuriating if you've ever fumbled with luggage, a ticket, a boarding pass and an i.d. while waiting to get through that first checkpoint of the t.s.a. bob orr is in washington with late information. bob, what are you hearing? >> reporter: well, scott, as you said, this is a fundamental failure of the most basic u.s. aviation security policies. a man with no valid boarding pass, no valid ticket, was cleared through a checkpoint and took a cross-country flight. virgin america flight 415 had taken off from new york's kennedy airport and was already in the air heading for los angeles last friday when a flight attendant found something strange on board. there was a man in 3e, a seat that was
with scott pelley" is next. >> caption colorado, llc comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight media scandal reaches america's largest newspaper. the c.e.o. overseeing the "wall street journal" has resigned as billionaire rupert murdoch apologizes to the parents of a murdered 13-year-old girl. the president tells congress time's up for a plan to avoid default. >> let's at least avert armageddon. >> pelley: chip reid is at the white house. after a collision on the taxiway, we'll ask captain sully sullenberger about close calls at the airport. and section 60, arlington national cemetery. david martin takes with us where the newly fallen lie in rest and families never part. >> kind of calls arlington heaven. he wants to think this is heaven, that's fine. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. late today, the poison spreading in one of the world's largest media empires reached america. the c.e.o. of dow jones, publisher of america's largest newspaper, the "wall street journal," has resigned. less hinton is one of two top exe
>>> thank you for watching. "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. >> pelley: tonight, the president tells us social security checks may be in jeopardy. >> i cannot guarantee that those checks go out on august 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue. >> pelley: during a historic moment for the nation, mr. obama says only courage will head off financial default now. assassination in afghanistan. mandy clark reports that president karzai's brother was gunned down. laid off on day one. cynthia bowers in a city so strapped it's firing cops as soon as they get their badge. and the first, first lady of the modern age, bill whitaker remembers betty ford who forever changed how america views the white house. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting tonight from washington. >> pelley: good evening. it was a striking thing, today, to hear the president of the united states say that he cannot guarantee the 27 million social security checks that you are due to be mailed august 3rd. august 3rd is the day after the government will default
scott was convicted of several crimes and will spend the rest of his life in jail. the u.s. attorney's office linked scott with more than 50 burglaries, 9 home innovations, armed carjacking, and even the production of child pornography. he awaits trial on the murder of a mother and daughter in prince george's county. news 4's melissa mollet spoke with her family. >> reporter: this is the happiest day rosa smith had in two years. >> i think it's delicious. >> reporter: in march of 2009, her daughter and granddaughter were murdered. jason scott charged with killing delores and ebony dewitt, burning their bodies and leaving them in the trunk of a car, found guilty in court on monday on burglary, home invasion and carjacking. he's sentenced to court for 50 years. though the murder trial won't start until fall for dewitt, knowing he's in jail for life is happy enough. ebony's cousin celebrated with a round of e-mails and texts. >> call some friends and your friends. >> reporter: they showed jurors this map with all the areas where scott admitted to more than 50 burglaries and 9 home innov
. as david said earlier, audi is a pretty special company. scott, i want to let you know, too, i am jazzed about that car that i want which appeared in the "ironman" movie. when i saw it i said, i want that kind of car. not only does audi have great style and a great corporate image, but they are a fantastic partner. let me introduce scott of audi of america. [applause] >> it is a great pleasure for me to be here. i am the chief marketing officer for audi of america. it is crucial for companies, not only to celebrate things, but it is also important to do great things. whether you look at the racetracks up le mans, our electronic research lab, here in palo alto, or on the streets of san francisco, it is important to do great things. of course, the concept that our design and technology can have far reaching ramifications. we spend billions of dollars in research and development, and i think you see a lot of those elements in this design. when we first started making cars out of aluminum frames, they said we were crazy. it turns out, aluminum is stronger and less weight. i think you will ge
to the last minute. >> we will have more of scott pelley's interview with the president and get the latest on the debt negotiations. >>> summer scorcher. that mass i've heat wave continues to bake the midwest and south as millions endure another day of triple digit temperatures. we will have your forecast to see if there is any relief in sight "early" this wednesday morning, july 13th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show" here on a wednesday morning. boy, if you were hot yesterday. >> yeah. >> hot again today. >> indeed, you are. find somewhere cool, hydrate well. maybe find a pool. >>> good morning. i'm erica hill along with chris wragge. we feel like a broken record. could today be the battle over this debt ceiling and the deficit -- it's about to get personal for many americans, because the president tells scott pelley billions of dollars in benefits, talking social security checks and veterans benefits and disability checks may not go out next month if a deal is not reached. scott is going to be with us this morning with more on that candid talk
in southern california. >>> let's check in with scott riese for a look at what's coming up in sports. scott? >> well, we've got a changing of the guard at the top of the men's tennis world. we'll tell you all four giants pitchers have in common. here's a hint, not beards. is. >>> now the xfinity sports desk on nbc bay area news. >> hi, everybody. scott reiss back in the comcast sports net newsroom. the giants felt to be well represented on the all-star team given the strength of their pitching staff and the fact their manager is running the show. bruce bochy takes four of his own to phoenix, brian wilson named to the squad for the third time, tied for the major league lead with 24 saves. tim lincecum, he's been tremendous last couple of times. matt cain an all-star for the second time the he won't pitch because he goes next sunday. and ryan vogelsong one of the great stories in baseball, an emotional first-time selection. >> it's obviously a dream for everyone who plays this game to make the all-star team, and before in my career, i mean, that's never, ever, ever been an opportunity or even
this issue. >> reporter: tuesday he told cbs anchor scott pelley tens of billions of dollars of social security, veterans and social security checks could be in jeopardy if lawmakers don't raise the debt limit by august 2 right-hand. >> the way it gets resolved is if all of us make some compromises and take a balanced approach that finally deals with this debt and deficit in a serious way. >> reporter: both sides will meet again this afternoon but if the senate's top republican is any indication, a long-term fix may be unlikely. >> i have little question that as long as this president is in the oval office, a real solution is probably unattainable. >> reporter: with a default deadline less than three weeks away now the senate minority leader is proposing a backup plan that would give the president the power to raise the debt limit on his own. >> default is not an option. >> reporter: the president could give the president three times to raise the debt limit three times since 2013. aides say he prefers his own $4 trillion deficit reduction plan. >> the president talks a good time but wh
it too dangerous and don't want to take changes. how long will it last? scott williams joins us with the holiday forecast in a few minutes. >>> and then coming to america. talking prince william and prin sense catherine, this weekend traveling through canada but in a few days, partying it up in los angeles and the prince is going to show off his polo playing. a lot more on this vis knit a few minutes. >>> and party? do they party? >> i think though do. >> you do? >> a considerationational thing. it's what they do. >> i guess. >>> we'll beginni with the oil leak. caused by an exxon/mobil pipeline. what isn't known, the impact. the latest from billings, montana. >> reporter: for months the yellowstone river has been creeping up over its banks. now that spreading water streaked with oil. >> i'm reeling. i can deal with the river problems. i have to deal with the river problems, because i live down here. but this oil, we're not talking about one barrel. >> reporter: late friday night a 12-inch exxon/mobil pipeline ruptured under the yellowstone sending oil to the surface. more than
>>> hello, again. i'm jessica kartalija. >> i'm don scott. >> it's steamy outside and because of the hot and humid weather the city is under a code red heat alert. people are looking to stay cool, some by grabbing a refreshing snowball and others still outside working hard and trying to keep cool. wjz caught these roofers pushing on through the boiling temperatures in northwest baltimore. road work is also not stopping. these guys dealing with the sweltering heat this noon in baltimore city. how long will this heat stick around. wjz is live with first warning coverage, marty bass and bernadette woods is tracking temperatures. >> we will go straight to the numbers and they will update possibly as we speak. the latest numbers we have 86 degrees in baltimore. 90 in d.c. already. already 93 degrees in ocean city and dew points are very high at 69 degrees. when you factor all of that in together it already feels like 90 in baltimore. 101 down at the ocean. definitely want to go in the water today down there. now we do have some advisories that go into effect at noon. for more on th
construction project at 3190 scott street and the proposed edward remodel. i have these to hand out. the cost per square foot of the 3190 scott street is $285. the proposed cost of the word is $1120 per square foot. that is not monopoly money. this is real taxpayer dollars. my money and your money. we should really take a close look at this. the edward costs are four times that of a luxury building directly across the street at 3190 scott street, and the etter -- and the edward is one- quarter the size. it has 25 bedrooms, ours has 24. we have to dozens were feet of open space, they have none, we have parking, they have none. this is my issue, the cost. i am all for it, but i am finished playing monopoly par. president olague: thank you. david, george, michael williams, followed by stephen and charlie castro. >> i am david, a resident of cal hollow. i want to talk briefly about two items. one, we had the gentleman say he did not think people knew much about zoning. i want to tell you that every meeting we have, we spend too much time on zoning matters. at the annual meeting, there is a comple
police on a chase on the capitol beltway. scott broom is in our newsroom. he has more details. is everyone okay? >> reporter: the good news is the mother and child who amounted to hostages in this situation are doing fine. this all began last night when a woman was getting gas in a station in baltimore. police say that's when this man 22-year-old terron alvin white jumped in the vehicle and took off. you can see him there. according to witnesses at the scene, he hit at least one car as he was speeding away. that's with a mother and child in the vehicle. then about 20 minutes later, while white sideswiped a maryland state trooper vehicle, officials say the trooper immediately turned on his emergency lights and siren. he headed southbound on i95 chasing after this reckless driver with the hostages inside. police say white was swerving erratically across four lanes of traffic. . >> the mother was holding on to the infant as they exited the vehicle. fortunately, there was no traffic around. i mean, this incident could have been much worse than it was. >> reporter: all right. there
when he was attacked by a man brandishing a shotgun and a hammer. scott broom has been on the scene all afternoon. scott, i mean, this is a bizarre case. is this man apparently still out there? >> reporter: yes, he is still on the loose and to hear police tell the story is he a real dangerous loose cannon kind of personality armed and screaming as this unfolded today right near the entrance to vwi airport. it happened about 11:30 this morning. the suspect emerging from the woods along the roadside where this speed enforcement trap was set up as usual with a worker inside the vehicle that had cameras on it. the maryland state police picking it up from there. >> he said that the individual went to the rear window of the jeep and began tapping on the rear window with a shotgun. the witness was obviously frightened at that point and began blowing his horn saying the individual came around to the front of the truck and began striking the front windshield with his hammer. >> reporter: now, the worker was not hurt. there were no shots fired. the suspect fled back into the woods. that prompted
for the mckinley elementary second and third graders. [applause] >> i'd like to acknowledge scott wiener. thank you for joining us. i'd like to acknowledge my colleague, sandy, for joinin gus. -- joining us. and at this time, i'd like to welcome ed lee, the mayor of san francisco. [applause] >> thank you, hydra and mckinley students. thank you very much. supervisor weiner, i thin kwe k we have the official song, next time i go t otho the boardf supervisors, we need side by side. we ain't got a barrell of money. thank you for coming today. i want to say that i remember an episode, when i was in elementary school, when i was brought down to the principal's office. now i get to seek revenge by having the principles come to the mayor's office. i do signal to you my great appreciation, to the school district, and to all the school board members, to the family of people working with the city to make certain that we have the best educational system in the country that we can offer. we have celebrated with some of the best teachers, and i have been to countless numbers of different schools. we have a relat
the white house. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting tonight from washington. >> pelley: good evening. it was a striking thing, today, to hear the president of the united states say that he cannot guarantee the 27 million social security checks that you are due to be mailed august 3rd. august 3rd is the day after the government will default on its debts if democrats and republicans do not agree to increase the nation's borrowing limit. both sides say they won't raise the limit without a deal to massively cut the federal deficit. a u.s. default would shake the world economy. the stakes could not be higher. time is growing short. in our interview, president obama said the situation is dangerous. >> we met the president this morning at the white house on another day of deadlock. the question is whether a deal to cut the federal deficit will include tax increases as democrats insist, or rely only on budget cuts as republicans demand. the republican speaker of the house, john boehner, started the day with a vow that the house will not raise
was properly screened for weapons. but, scott, the t.s.a. agents who may have missed his fake boarding passes, they're still being questioned and they could be disciplined. >> pelley: thanks, wyatt. this may have gotten lost in all the news about the struggling economy, unemployment, and the debt crisis, but wall street is doing well again. the dow was up 168 points today. so far this year, it's up more than 8.5%, and more than half of that gain came in just the last week. reason enough for us to call in senior business correspondent anthony mason. and, anthony, what do we make of this? >> reporter: well scott, the dow surge today means for the week it was up 650 points. that's the dow's biggest week in two and a half years. in fact, all three major indexes were up more than 5% this week. the june swoon, it seems, scott, is officially over. >> pelley: but yet turnaround this week? >> i think you can point to three things, scott. first of all, the rally today was sparked by a report that showed renewed strength in manufacturing which look liked it had been waning. but we also saw this week a s
banners yet wave? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, chantix is the most popular anti-smoking drug on the market with annual sales of nearly $800 million. but a study out today raises new safety questions about it. chantix has already been linked to an increased risk of suicidal thoughts and now to a higher risk of heart disease we asked dr. jon lapook to tell us what we need to know about these new findings. >> reporter: today's study is worrisome news for the more than seven million americans who have taken chantix. a new analysis links the pill to a 72% increase in the risk of heart problems. johns hopkins dr. sonal singh led the research. >> it is causing the same problems we are trying to prevent, that's why it's not worth the risk. we need to prevent cardiac disease among smokers, not increase it. >> reporter: the review involves more than 8,000 patients. while a 72% increased risk sounds alarming, a companion editorial entitled "is it a heart breaker?" notice that heart problems are still rare, occurring in only ab
evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the pentagon is confirming tonight that some of the nation's most sensitive military secrets have been looted wholesale by spies who managed to break in to government computers. plans for the wars in iraq and afghanistan, secret information about american satellites, plans for a new fighter plane are gone, vacuumed up in computer hacking apparently by hostile governments. the confirmation came today in a speech in washington by deputy secretary of defense william lynn. >> to date, malicious cyber activity has been directed at nearly every sector of our infrastructure and economy. our national security correspondent david martin has been investigating and hi managed to get the first television camera ever into the pentagon's command center that defends against computer attacks. david also spoke to deputy secretary lynn about the information that's been lost. >> reporter: the joint strike fighter is the pentagon's high- priced ticket to air superiority for the 21st century. except four months ago the designs for that and other sop
are seen in outer space. i'm scott budman, nbc bay area news. >> blue bottle has a great cup of coffee. >>> california is taking action now to make sure the federal government doesn't leave the state high and dry. the state plans to borrow $5 billion from private investors next week to protect itself in case the federal government defaults on its debt. they are asking banks, credit unions, and investment funds to help the state just in case washington fails to reach a deal to extend the government's borrowing authority. >>> also in sacramento, lawmakers took aim on a controversial proposal involving circumcision. this story has received international headlines and stems from san francisco. we bring in janelle wang from the newsroom. >> several things are going on right now. assembly woman to stifle a ballot, it bans circumcision and if passed t. would make it a misdemeanor, punishable by possible jail time. this afternoon, assembly woman presented a bill that would make sure that it doesn't happen and continue to give parents the right to choose. the bill bars local governments from ba
here at 18. 29-year-old bill haas is away. 26-year-old rookie, scott stallings, 6'9" away. in between that you have bob estes at 45, who is ranked 479th in the world. came into the week without a fedex cup point on the season. he had made only one cut, that was the texas open. finished 73rd. he had a wrist injury that sidelined him for quite a while. he was not even able to attend the qualifying school. needed to go back through it because of the injury in order to retain his playing card status. finished 128th on the money list last year, so he was just outside of the exemption. here comes haas. >> he knows the read. >> yes he did. he just overread it last time. jim: straightened it out this time. no. nick: did the same thing again. jim: a three. will that be good enough for extended play? next it will be estes. this is the shot by stallings in regulation. >> again, a very similar putt to the one we have to have. >> i guess we can overread this one to the right. he pushed it. now stallings can win it. young man, 26, lives down in tennessee. he turned pro in 2009. here is the shot tha
, with these apparent risks does it make sense for doctors to prescribe chantix at all? >> reporter: scott, yes with an affect risk. smoking's horrible, it loaf lowers your life span by ten years and if you stop by age 50 you can regain six of those years. so even if it turns out chantix increases heart risk a bit-- and i can't wait for the f.d.a. to complete their study-- it still might be worth the risk because the possible risk of having all of the side effects of smoking are... might be outweighed by taking a medication. now, in that said, in my practice, i might decide to start with the other medications first, but the they fail then say here are the risks and benefits of chantix, let's give it a try. >> pelley: does chantix work better than other medications? >> scott, it does. say about 21% to 23% a year. that's a little better than other things like bupropion and even biofeedback, so it's tempting to try champ ticks first but until we know better whether this risk is real for me in my own practice i'm going to put it aside, try the other ones first but i won't hesitate to use it if othe
evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, the f.b.i. tells us that in any given year as many as 300 children under the age of five are murdered by a parent-- that's nearly one everyday. but when a mother in florida was accused of murdering her two-year-old daughter, that one case became a sensation on cable television. it seemed everyone had an opinion. but in the only opinion that matters, a jury in orlando today found casey anthony not guilty, convicting her only on four relatively minor charges of lying to the police. troy roberts is at the courthouse. >> reporter: good evening scott. the moments leading up to the reading of the verdict today were incredibly tense, especially for the 25-year-old defendant, casey anthony. >> a jury of your peers having found you not guilty of murder in the first degree... >> reporter: the verdict caused an immediate and emotional response from 25-year-old casey anthony and her defense team and left prosecutors stunned. on the seven charges before the jury, anthony was found not guilty of first degree murder and the two others relate
in florida with the republican governor rick scott. rick scott came in on a pro business agenda and said he was going to try to create 700,000 jobs and eliminated the corporate tax for small businesses and his problem is his reforms didn't begin until the past july 1st he, where the cuts are happening right now, a billion dollars in medicaid cuts and he's probably laying off public work, yes. >> okay, so that's good. kim, what about your state of note? >> well, i think i beat even dan because my state is new jersey of all places. and that's where governor chris christie has not only in billioning budgets held the line on taxes, but did the unthinkable recently crafted and signed the deal to cut back on public sector costs, union costs and through small things, raising the retirement age slightly, asking them to contribute more to their health care premiums and pensions and it's saving the state 122 billion dollars over 30 years, and did he this by also getting democrats to acknowledge the problem, come along with them. >> all right. steve. >> i'm going to go with indiana and mitch daniels.
of our six-pack. we first met dr. scott zon when he submitted his video to be part of our triathlon challenge after his own doctor put him on medications for high cholesterol and high blood pressure. we did tell you after just a few months of training with us, he was able to stop taking one of those medications. another good update from scott. he weighed 270 pounds when this began and has dropped now to less than 200. for the first time in a long time. i'm not sure how long it's been. i'm going to ask him. dr. scott joins us from green bay, wisconsin. hey, doc, how you doing? >> doing good. >> so how long has it been since you weighed below 200? >> i was trying to figure that out. it's been at least probably since college. so i'm 46 so at least 20 years. >> wow. that's got to feel pretty good, i'm sure. you're also able to run, i guess you say nine-minute miles, which is -- it's quite remarkable. you weren't running a lot before. how does it just feel to be coming that athletic? >> i really wasn't running much at all. i probably couldn't run a mile. to be running nine i minute miles
understand, scott, i guess my point is this -- i understand the republicans don't think so, what i'm saying is what makes sense and i think the american people would answer the question and say that makes sense. >> pelley: can you tell the folks at home that, no matter what happens, the social security checks are going to go out on august 3rd? there are about $20 billion of social security check that is have to go out the day after the government is supposedly going to go into default. >> well, this is not just a matter of social security checks. these are veterans' checks, these are folks on disability and their checks. there are about 70 million checks that go out each month. >> pelley: can you guarantee, as president, that those checks will go out oo on august 3rd? >> i cannot guarantee these checks go out on august 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue because there may simply not be the money in the coffers to do it. snoot president says he will meet with the house and senate leader be >> pelley: the president says he will meet with the house and senate leadership every day until a dea
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